Details emerge on New York’s new $212 billion budget deal
Details are emerging on New York’s $212 billion state budget deal.
The agreement includes:
record $29.5 billion in schools aid
- $2.4 billion for child care
- $2.1 billion for excluded workers
- $111 billion in total state operating funds
- $212 billion in all funds spending
- $29 billion in public and private green economy
- $2.4 billion for
rent and homeowner relief
- $1 billion for small business recovery
- Legalizing mobile sports betting
- A first-in-the-nation plan to make broadband internet
comprehensive nursing home reforms
The budget rejects Gov.
Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed closure of Rockland Children's Psychiatric Center.
Each year the facility helps over 100 at-risk kids with varying
mental health challenges.
Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers have agreed to raise taxes on the wealthy and on large corporations.